Monthly Archives: October 2020

Policeman who fled Belarus: Lukashenka’s siloviki brainwashed into supporting the regime

Photo from the recent protests in Belarus. Photo: tut.by  2020/09/28 – 01:14 • INTERNATIONALBelarus’ so-called law enforcement system has defended Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s dictatorial regime throughout its long existence. Since protests caused by the falsified presidential election erupted across the country, the police have increasingly become a symbol of his dictatorship. The brutality dished out by the system of law enforcement, including

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In Mariupol, the building of the burnt city council was surrounded by a fence (PHOTOFACT)

In the center of Mariupol, a large-scale transformation of the city council that burned down in 2014 is expected. At the moment, on Grecheskaya Square, the city council building has been fenced off from all sides with a metal fence. The first works are planned to begin soon.  We will remind that earlier in Mariupol they decided to restore the building

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In Mariupol, (FROM OCCUPIED DONETSK) a woman sold a car and opened a sausage business

In Mariupol, a 63-year-old displaced person from Donetsk opened her own sausage business according to European recipes. This was reported by the USAID Project “Economic Support to Eastern Ukraine”. As the entrepreneur Svetlana Stefkivskaya said, in order to start her own business, she had to sell the car. With the money received without grant support, she and a team of three people purchased the

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Armenia Says Facing ‘Decisive Moment’ as Karabakh Fighting Intensifies

Armenian and Azerbaijani forces were engaged in fierce clashes Saturday as fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region intensified, with Armenia reporting heavy losses and its leader saying it was facing a historic threat. Armenia’s defense ministry said separatist forces had repelled a massive attack by Azerbaijan, seven days after new fighting erupted in the decades-old dispute over the ethnic-Armenian breakaway

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Russian Activists Warn Of ‘Ecological Catastrophe’ With Kamchatka Marine-Life

   Surfers reported eye and skin irritation following contact with the water. Activists believe the die-off was caused by a release of petroleum products. Officials said the results of an analysis of water samples would be available on October 5. The Russian branch of the Greenpeace environmental group called the incident “an ecological catastrophe” and urged the Natural Resources Ministry,

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Russia imposes sanctions against EU in revenge for Belarus

Moscow considers the EU sanctions to be unilateral and illegitimate, and regards it as pressure on the Belarusian authorities ussia decided to impose the same sanctions against the EU countries as Belarus. This is stated in the commentary by Maria Zakharova, published on the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry. “We would also like to draw attention to the fact

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Antares launcher with stage 1 designed, built in Ukraine lifts Cygnus spacecraft to ISS

Ukraine’s Ambassador to the U.S. Volovymyr Yelchenko was invited to attend the launch.Ukrainian Embassy to the U.S. on Facebook The American/Ukrainian medium-class Antares launch vehicle, whose stage 1 core structure had been designed by Ukraine’s Pivdenne (Yuzhnoe) Design Bureau and manufactured at Pivdenmash (Yuzhmash), successfully launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Saturday, October 3, That’s according to the Ukrainian Embassy

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Zelensky: Prisoner exchange delayed as lists from occupied territories not provided yet

    The prisoner exchange with representatives of the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas is delayed as the other party has not yet provided corresponding lists. “The logic here is very simple. We agreed that both parties should submit lists. We have submitted a list, but the other party has not yet submitted theirs. They started saying that they do not

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Donbas negotiations in deadlock again as Russia demands local elections (again)

As expected, the negotiation process has reached an impasse in the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG, Minsk Group) that tries to resolve the conflict in the east of Ukraine ongoing for more than six years now. The talks have faced a stalemate in the same way as many times before when Russia resorted to demanding Ukraine to fulfill the points of

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Zelensky: Ukraine will develop nuclear energy, despite opposition of many countries

   President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky emphasizes that Ukraine will develop its nuclear energy, complete the construction of nuclear power plants in Ukraine, despite the opposition of many countries. “There is a strategy for the development of nuclear energy in Ukraine and the completion of nuclear power plants in Ukraine. We will definitely do this. After all, somewhere between 51-52%

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